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15

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Dishonored Definitive Edition Unveiled

Bethesda Softworks today announced that Arkane Studios’ Dishonored, and all of its additional content – Dunwall City Trials, The Knife of Dunwall, The Brigmore Witches and Void Walker’s Arsenal – will be coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on August 25th in Dishonored Definitive Edition.

Jun
15

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Dishonored 2 Announced

Bethesda Softworks today announced Dishonored 2, the first-person action game and follow-up to Dishonored. Currently in development by the team at Arkane Studios, the game is slated for a Spring 2016 release on theXbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

In Dishonored 2 the fate of the Isles is left hanging in the balance when the throne is seized by an otherworldly usurper. Reprise your role as a supernatural assassin and play as either Emily Kaldwin or Corvo Attano – both armed with the mark of the Outsider and their own unique set of supernatural abilities, weapons and gadgets. Explore a world unlike any other as you travel beyond the legendary streets of Dunwall to the once-dazzling coastal city of Karnaca. Hunt down your enemies and forever alter the future of the Empire.

Jun
15

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Skyshine’s Bedlam – E3 Trailer

Indie developer Skyshine Games has released the official E3 trailer for their rogue-like turn-based strategy game Skyshine’s Bedlam.

The trailer, which debuts gameplay footage of the game’s combat mechanics, gives gamers a sense of the story and what’s in store for them as they embark on their journey into Bedlam.

Jun
15

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Runbow Launches a Wii U Demo

13AM Games today released a special demo of the brawling action party game Runbow for Wii U on the Nintendo eShop. Available for download for a limited time until June 22nd, Runbow is taking part in the first-ever Nindies@Home Program, which celebrates select independent developers releasing on the Wii U.

As an added perk, fans who download the Runbow demo during this exclusive preview period will also be entitled to a 15% discount of the full version game upon release on the Nintendo eShop later this year.

Jun
12

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May 2015 Video Game Sales Results

The NPD Group has released its retail report for the month of May. Both hardware sales and software sales were down year-over-year in May, by 18% and 25% respectively. Overall, total industry sales were down 13% to $507.6 million. PlayStation 4 was the top-selling platform in May as well as No. 1 in software sales.

The top selling games of May were as follows:

1. The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
2. Mortal Kombat X
3. Grand Theft Auto V
4. Minecraft
5. Splatoon
6. Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
7. NBA 2K15
8. FIFA 15
9. MLB 15: The Show
10. Super Smash Bros.

Note: The NPD Group does not track digital game sales, only physical game sales.

Jun
12

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Batman: Arkham Knight – Gameplay TV Spot

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment today unveiled the new TV spot for Batman: Arkham Knight. The video features highlights from Rocksteady Studios’ video game, set to the brand new track “Mercy” from Muse’s seventh studio album, Drones.

Batman: Arkham Knight will be available on June 23rd for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC.

Jun
12

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LEGO Jurassic World Released

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Universal announced today that LEGO Jurassic World is now available for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One and Xbox 360, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and PC.

Jun
12

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XSEED Games Announces Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel

XSEED Games today announced Nitroplus Blasterz: Heroines Infinite Duel for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. This port of the 2D arcade fighting game by EXAMU is populated by numerous heroines from Nitroplus’ collection of IPs, as well as some yet-to-be-announced guest fighters whom Western audiences are sure to find especially enticing.

Jun
12

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Tales of Zestiria Coming to PS4 and PC

Bandai Namco today announced that it will be bringing Tales of Zestiria, the latest entry in the RPG series, to the PlayStation 4 and PC via Steam, in addition to the previously announced version for the PlayStation 3.

Jun
12

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Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma Revealed

Redacted Studios, in partnership with indie publisher Versus Evil, has released the first ever trailer for Afro Samurai 2 in time for E3.

The trailer, which draws design inspiration from the franchise’s manga and anime roots, reveals several key story beats from the game which sets the stage for Kuma’s journey as he embarks on a path of bloody revenge against Afro who he blames for the death of all those he loved.